Every year someone or another actress get’s paid millions of dollars to act in the movies. Some are paid few millions but on the other hand other actresses are paid more than 50 million USD. Actresses do hard work and dedication to earn these much million $ wealth. In this article I am going to tell you about the Top 10 Most Paid Actresses in the World.
- 1 Scarlette Johansson – US$95 million
- 2 Deepika Padukone – $40 million
- 3 Priyanka Chopra Jonas – $35 Million
- 4 Sofia Vergara – $180 Million
- 5 Angelina Jolie – US$35.5 million
- 6 Jennifer Aniston – US$25 million
- 7 Gal Gadot – US$20 million
- 8 Jennifer Lawrence – US$25 million
- 9 Reese Witherspoon – US$20 million
- 10 Julia Roberts – US$25 million
Scarlette Johansson – US$95 million
Scarlette Johansson tops the list of highest paid actresses in the world with more than $56 million and she is topping the list from 2018. Born in an architect family and have a twin brother named Hunter. Early life was not easy for Scarlette , as their parents separated when she was a child.
She has grabbed the charactersof Black Widow, Natasha Romanova in which she got huge fame. From 2 years she is working on 3 projects. This has made her more richer from last year. A sequel to Avengers has been announced recently.
Deepika Padukone – $40 million
Deepika Padukone is the highest paid actress in Bollywood and 2nd highest paid actress in the world. She has started her journey 17 years ago with the movie named Om Shanti Om . Starring in some of the biggest projects like Padmaavat , Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani , Bajirao Mastani and much more. She has made an debut from “ Om Shanti Om “ and has starred in so much films in bollywood and hollywood.
She has worked as a start in more than 35 biggest blockbuster movies in Bollywood. She charges around 15 – 30 crore per project. Upcoming movies of deepika padukone is Pathaan , Fighter and Draupadi.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas – $35 Million
Priyanka Chopra Jonas also known as the Desi Girl of Bollywood is one of the highest paid actress of bollywood. She has also worked in Hollywood. Priyanka Chopra takes a whopping amount of Rs 18 crore as a fee. Some of the hit movies of Priyanka chopra is Krrish , Krrish 3, Agneepath and much more. The upcoming movie of Jee Le Zaraa.
Sofia Vergara – $180 Million
Sofia earns a mammoth amount of $43 million and is leading the list at the number 4. She is a great star and is public favourite from years. Her TV show Modern family is very much famous across all the world.
Sofia Vergara started her modelling career after a photographer saw her wandering along a beach in Colombia and quickly offered her a job. She asked her professors for permission to work as a model since she was initially apprehensive to accept the opportunity because she was raised in a traditional Catholic household.
Some of the best series/movies of Sofia career are – Modern family which is running from 2009 . Chef movie which came on 2014 , Hot Pursuit movie which came on 2015 and Stano movie which came recently in 2019.
Angelina Jolie – US$35.5 million
Anjelina Jolie has studied in Beverly Hills School and started the modelling career and music video actress at the young age of 14 years. She met her first husband in the set of Hackers in 1995 but after 3 years they separated.
Angelina Jolie starred in the HBO miniseries Gia before taking home the best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in Girl, Interrupted. Jolie also served as the director of “Unbroken” and “By the Sea.”
Some of the best highlight of Angelina Jolie career are- GIA movie in 1998, Girl Interrupted movie in 1999, Original sin movie in 2001, Mr and Mrs Smith movie in 2005 and Salt Movie in 2010 and much more.
Jennifer Aniston – US$25 million
Jennifer Aniston was born in California and her parents were also actors. She is getting millions of $ for working in the long ongoing series FRIENDS. She was cast in supporting roles after moving to Hollywood in 1990. After 4 years, Aniston lost faith in her luck and went to the final episode of the show’s casting.
She has got her major recognition for her role as Rachel Green, the millionth wealth, a Golden Globe, and an Emmy. Aniston played the major character’s girlfriend in the 2002 film Bruce Almighty. As the protagonist’s friend in the 2008 film Marley and Me, Jennifer proved successful in yet another role.
From years she has been working with large number of stars like Adam Sandler , Jason bateman , Courteney Cox , Jim Carrey , Charlie Day , Gerard Butler and much more.
She has worked in FRIENDS TV Show from which she got recognized. Then the movie Bruce Almighty , The break up, Marley and me, Horrible bosses , Cake , Murder Mystery etc.
Gal Gadot – US$20 million
Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and a model coming from Rosh Haayin, Israel. She was crowned as Miss Israel in 2004 and as a compulsory task she has also served in years as a combact trainer in Istael Defence Forces. Though she started her acting and modelling career while studying law from IDC Herzliya College, she is known as one of the most incredible actresses. She has proved this from her movies like Date Night, Fast Five and Wonder Women
Her mother was a teacher and her father was a engineer. Due to her height she was an excellent basketball player. When she was 18 she won Miss Israel title in 2004. Her first debut in superhero iconic character was in back 2016 when she got her role of Wonder Women in the film Batman vs Superman : Dawn of Justice. Some highlights of Gal Godot career are – Date Night movie in 2010, Fast five in 2011, Triple Nine in 2016 and Wonder Woman in 2017. She has also won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award in 2018 .
Jennifer Lawrence – US$25 million
At the age of 31 years Jennifer is earning millions of $ through her acting. An actress from Indian Hills, her movies in which she is starred has grossed over $5.7 billions across the globe and was the highest paid actress in 2016 and 2017.
She is mostly recognized for her films like Winters Bone, The hunger game and X – Men : First Class. Lawrence has started her first acting when she was just 9 years old. Then she was doing the church plays and school musicals.
Jennifer got her first breakthrough when she stared in a television show named “ Company Town ” in 2006. She was also nominated as the best actress at the Oscars. After her fist breakthrough she got offers from big films from where she got recognized more. These films were, Like Crazy , The Beaver and X Men : First Class.
Some of the best movies of Jennifer is Winters Bone in 2010, X Men : First class in 2011, American Hustle in 2013, Joy in 2015, Red sparrow in 2018, Mother in 2017 and Dark Phoenix in 2019.
Reese Witherspoon – US$20 million
Reese is an American actress, also an entrepreneur and a producer. From teenage she started her acting career and from that time she has won many awards. Her breakthrough was in 201 as she played the role of Elle Woods In Legally Blonde.
She spend most of her childhood in Nashville as her father was in US army. At first she was a cheerleader at Stanford University, but she left the university and started working on pursuing her dreams.
Some of the Highlights of the Reese Witherspoon career are – Cruel Intention movie in 1999, Legally Blonde in 2001, Sweet Home Alabama in 2002, Just like heaven movie in 2005, How do you know in 2010, This means war in 2012, Wild movie in 2014, Hot Pursuit in 2015, Home Again in 2017. She has also won the Prime time Emmy Award in 2017.
Julia Roberts – US$25 million
Last but not the least on our list is Julia Robers. Julia is an American producer and mainly actress. Till now she has won over 3 golden globe awards and has been nominated for 4 academy awards. She has been recognized for the best performance in Pretty Women, Sleeping with Enemy, Eat Pray Love and much more movies.
She was born on October 28th 1967 in Georgia. In 1972 her parents separated from each other and she lived with her mother. She has received the education from Griffin Middle School and Campbell high school . She has made her debut on the year 1987 with the movie named as Satisfaction. She has also starred in the movie Mystic Piza on the same year of 1987.
She has also won the Golden Globe Award in 1989 for the supporting role in the movie Steel Magnolias. Some of her best movies are Pretty Women, Hook, Dying Young , Flatliners, The player, I love trouble, Michael Collins and Nothing Hill.
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